The following local contraindications will not prevent treatment but your therapist will avoid the contraindicated area:

  • Cuts/Abrasions

  • Bruising/Swelling

  • Scar tissue (6months minor operation, 2 years major operation)

  • Areas where topical Roaccutane has been used

  • Undiagnosed lumps and bumps

  • Sunburn

  • Heat rash

  • Hairy Moles

  • Recent fractures (3 months)

Please seek medical advice prior to booking a waxing treatment if you have any of the following. Medical permission in writing would need to be obtained:

  • Check any condition that is already being treated by a GP or another practitioner

  • Recent operations

  • Cardiovascular conditions (Thrombosis, Phlebitis, Hypertension, Angina, Pacemakers)

  • Haemophilia

  • Medical Oedema

  • Any medication that may have an effect on skin sensitivity, condition or blood

Please do not book for a waxing treatment or reschedule if you currently have any of the following:

  • Taking Oral Roaccutane Medication

  • Contagious diseases (Impetigo, Scabies, Chicken Pox, Mumps)

  • Infectious diseases

  • Under the influence of (alcohol, drugs, prescribed pain medication)

  • Neuralgia

  • Hypersensitive skin

  • Loss of skin sensation

  • Vascular skin

  • Severe varicose veins

  • Fever


  • Do you have any allergies, particularly to any type of resin/glue i.e. plasters, beeswax or lanolin? A patch test can offer a patch test prior to your appointment. Please call the salon to arrange

  • Lycon can remove hair as short as 1mm although we recommend hair should be 1/4 inch long

  • Exfoliate prior to appointment

  • trim hair for all bikini waxing

  • Avoid over exposure to the sun or sun bed prior to your appointment


  • Exfoliate 3 days after treatment and between appointments to reduce ingrown hairs

  • Do not have a hot bath/shower or use a sauna, steam room or swimming pool for 24 hours

  • Do not use a sunbed or sunbathe

  • Avoid wearing tight fitting clothing over the area for 24 hours

  • Avoid touching the area excessively

  • Do not apply any perfumed or self tanning products to the waxed area for 72 hours

  • Use Lycon Ingrown X-it spray (available online and in store), daily to prevent and eliminate ingrown hairs

  • If you have any problems with your treatment please contact us.